Colfax Corp.

420 National Business Parkway, 5th Floor,
Annapolis, Maryland 20701
United States,
(301) 323-9090
www.colfaxcorp.com

Colfax Corporation is a diversified manufacturing and engineering company that provides gas- and fluid-handling and fabrication technology products and services to commercial and governmental customers around the world under the Howden, Colfax Fluid Handling and ESAB brands.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 2 2 1 - - 1 6
vol $2.4B $277M $947M $220M $3.8B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
vol $542M $542M
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Largest Colfax Corp. - Fluid Handling Business
$542M (2017-09-25)

According to our data here at Mergr, Colfax has acquired 6 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Colfax’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Charter International for $2.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Colfax - Fluid Handling Business to CIRCOR International for $542M. Colfax has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (50%) and distribution (17%).

When analyzing the manufacturing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 215 manufacturing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic manufacturing acquirer over the past 3 years is MW Industries, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the manufacturing sector over the past 3 years is Triton Partners with 3 platform acquisitions.

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